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Bickett bond set at 10,000 cash; grand jury will hear case

The second court hearing on the Michael B. Bickett case was held on Wednesday, January 18th at 2:30 p.m. at the Hancock County Judicial Center. Judge Gregory Vincent was presiding and it was decided that the hearing be in-person. Hancock County Attorney Paul Madden, Jr. requested that Bickett’s first charge of Leaving the Scene of…

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Bickett arraignment delayed; will face charges in Indiana

The arraignment for Michael Brook Bickett (27), of Hawesville, was held on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023 in Hancock County. It was a preliminary hearing and one of the first stages in the pretrial process. Normally during an arraignment, the judge will state the list of charges filed against the defendant and they are then asked…

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House fire at the home of Terry and Melissa Roberts

Article provided by Hawesville Assistant Fire Chief, Jason Bevill.   Hawesville and Lewisport Fire Departments were paged to a structure fire at 265 Harrison Street at 11:10 a.m. on December 23rd, 2022. The occupants, Terry and Melissa Roberts, were out of the house, but it’s believed there was a dog or two inside. I passed by…

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PCMH; CNO Receives Healthcare Leadership Award

  Bill Bryant, Perry County Memorial Hospital Chief Nursing Officer, received the 2022 PRC Healthcare Leadership Award for Excellence at the PRC Healthcare Experience Summit on September 28. He was nominated for overseeing the organization-wide service excellence initiatives improving patient satisfaction scores. These initiatives led to PCMH being designated as a 5-Star Hospital by CMS…

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Perry County Memorial Hospital Recognized as 5-Star Hospital

(TELL CITY, INDIANA) – Perry County Memorial Hospital was announced as a 5-Star Hospital by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for patient experience. Perry County Memorial Hospital is the only critical access hospital within 50 miles to receive this prestigious distinction. The 5-Star rating is the highest rating given by CMS. “Receiving this…

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PCMH Oncology Department receives donation from local organizations

                  Perry County Memorial Hospital (PCMH) Oncology department recently received donations from money raised during the annual Ladies Day Out event, hosted by the Perry County Chamber of Commerce as well as Cromwell Media from the Mums for Moms event, that was held during Ladies Day Out.…

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Trauma; when a medical emergency strikes

When a medical emergency strikes, how do emergency personnel determine which medical facility a patient needs? Do emergency personnel transport a patient to the medical facility a patient requests? The patient’s condition determines which medical facility emergency personnel choose. “We have to go to the closest, most appropriate medical facility,” Hancock County Emergency Services Director…

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Marin named CFO for Perry County Memorial Hospital

Veronica Marin has been named Perry County Memorial Hospital’s (PCMH) chief financial officer. She started at PCMH on 06/28/2021. Marin will be responsible for leading the hospital’s financial operations. She will develop and administer policies, provide forecasting and reporting, and make recommendations to improve the hospital’s financial performance. “She is an accomplished healthcare leader with…

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Hancock Accidents; boys injured

Cyndi Murphy with Hancock County EMS carried Kaeden Finley to an ambulance after examining him for injuries after an accident on U.S. 60 Tuesday morning. Two Breckinridge County suffered injury in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 60 in Hawesville Tuesday morning at approximately 11:30 a.m. Hawesville Police Chief Mark Powers filed the accident report. According…

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PCMH Home Care Services, Awarded CHAP Accreditation

Health Accreditation Partner, Inc., (CHAP) announced Perry County Memorial Hospital Home Care Services has been awarded CHAP Accreditation under the CHAP Home Health Standards of Excellence. CHAP Accreditation demonstrates that Perry County Memorial Hospital Home Care Services meets the industry’s highest nationally recognized standards. The rigorous evaluation by CHAP focuses on structure and function, quality…

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